Re: Prisoner's Dilemma

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Mon, 30 Jun 1997 22:59:51 -0700 (PDT)

> > >you have to be able to identify your counterpart,
> >
> >You have to know your in the game, that your counterpart exists, but you
> >don't have to identify him.
> Not true. If you can't determine specifically who you are dealing with in
> any iteration you can't perform the tit-for-tat strategy.

Actually, neither is quite correct: for an iterated Prisoner's dilemma,
you have to know at each iteration your opponent's history of dealings
with you, but not specifically who he is.